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Jun
1
Sat
STEVEN BLIER: 25TH ANNIVERSARY also featuring JOSEPH LI & WOLF TRAP OPERA SOLOISTS @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day

Steven Blier of NYFOS returns for his 25thAnniversary recital joined by Joseph Li at the piano and a cast of new and familiar faces. Stage Director Katherine Carter also returns to celebrate Blier’s legacy and breathe new life into the program he has crafted.

Jul
30
Tue
Herbie Hancock with Kamasi Washington @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Rejoice in an evening of jazz fusion and R&B! Legendary pianist and composer Herbie Hancock (“Rockit,” “Cantaloupe Island”) returns to Wolf Trap with “the most talked-about jazz musician in recent memory” (Rolling Stone) Kamasi Washington whose progressive approach to jazz blends traditional sounds with elements of hip-hop, classical, and R&B.
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Aug
14
Wed
SHANGHAI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with LONG YU as CONDUCTOR and ALISA WEILERSTEIN on CELLO @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm
“China’s most venerable orchestra” (The New York Times) makes its Wolf Trap debut in a program led by Music Director Long Yu and featuring cellist and MacArthur Fellow Alisa Weilerstein. Over the past several centuries, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra has emerged as a cultural leader whose musical impact can be felt across Asia and the rest of the world. Celebrate the orchestra’s 140th anniversary by attending this rare U.S. performance!

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Shanghai Symphony Orchestra